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New study fills in the gap on black girls
Thursday, February 26, 2015
When asked what her teachers think of her and her peers, one black girl responded, “They like, can’t be trusted, or they are loud and rowdy, ghetto, and stuff like that. Ignorant.” Subjective stereotypes such as these often lead teachers and school administrators to over-discipline black girls. At times these stereotypes push them out of
 
Social Security answers your questions
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Q: I went back to work after retiring, but now the company I work for is downsizing. I’ll be receiving unemployment benefits in a few weeks. Will this affect my retirement benefits? A: When it comes to retirement benefits, Social Security does not count unemployment as earnings, so your retirement benefits will not be affected. However, any income
 
Shaw men pound J.C. Smith
Thursday, February 26, 2015
CHARLOTTE –Shaw head coach Cleo Hill Jr. could not believe his eyes when he glanced at the stat sheet. "I thought it was a typo," Hill said about the 47-16 rebounding advantage his Bears held against Johnson C. Smith. The Bears' dominance on the glass led to a 76-54 men's second-round basketball victory over the Golden Bulls in the CIAA Tournament
 
Financial freedom still eludes black America
Thursday, February 26, 2015
As black history observance begins, now is a timely moment to reflect on the journey that succeeding generations of blacks have trod in the continuing quest for total freedom and equality. From 1865’s Emancipation Proclamation to 1954’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education and 1965’s voting rights legislation, black
 
HBCU NEWS
Thursday, February 26, 2015
N.C. CENTRAL Queen Utley-Smith, E.D., R.N., whose research has helped forge new insights into nursing education, will be the featured speaker at the Helen Miller Lectureship. The 19th annual lecture and luncheon on March 5 is sponsored by the Department of Nursing and will be held from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Millennium Hotel in Durham. Utley-Smith is
 
Foundation gives peer-tutoring scholarships
Thursday, February 26, 2015
RALEIGH – If you’re a peer tutor in middle school or high school, there’s a chance you could earn a scholarship towards the college of your choice thanks to the National Scholar Foundation. The NSF was founded in 2012 by 17-year-old Michael Nock, a high school junior at Wake Early College of Health and Sciences. Nock, who is also part of
 
SCHOOL NEWS
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Triangle Math and Science Academy last month participated in the Wake County Regional Science Olympiad Competition. TMSA has participated in the Science Olympiad every year for the past three years. This year, the students placed second overall in the competition. TMSA sent three separate teams of fourth- through eight-grade students to compete with 39
 
Men's day at CIAA tourney
Thursday, February 26, 2015
CHARLOTTE – Fayetteville State shot the lights out of Time Warner Cable Arena and dismantled a shocked Virginia State team 93-72 in Wednesday’s first quarterfinal game. The Broncos shot 69 percent in the first half, 56.5 percent in the second for a game average of 63.5 percent. FSU also hit 71.4 percent of its 3-pointers, including 81.8 percent
 
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